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AG sues over net-neutrality vote

State House News Service |

Attorney General Maura Healey joined a cadre of other state attorneys general who plan to file suit against the Federal Communications Commission over its split decision to roll back...

WPI's Leshin is highest-paid private-college president in Central Mass.

Grant Welker |

Worcester Polytechnic Institute President Laurie Leshin made $764,400 in 2015, though her pay was eclipsed by the heads of UMass Medical School and MCPHS.

Movers & Shakers

Lampin Corp., Provo Wealth Management and Worcester Art Museum are among the companies with recent hires and promotions.

Know How: Busting your pre-conceived money myths

RYAN A. WAGNER |

Financial literacy should be taught in school, but is rarely spoken about in the home. As a result, most people get their education in bits and pieces.

Colleges' battle for students' hearts & minds extends to their stomachs

Grant Welker |

If attracting students is an arms race for colleges, not every campus can build the most elaborate recreation center, but even much smaller schools can give their students food that alumni would...

Health Foundation gives WCAC anti-poverty grant

Zachary Comeau |

Thanks to a $62,000 grant, the Worcester Community Action Council hopes to develop a program to address poverty from a community health concern, the council announced Wednesday.

Worcester community foundation awards $1.4 million

Zachary Comeau |

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation has awarded more than $1.4 million to 137 local nonprofit organizations, the foundation announced this week.

Lampin names 31-year vet as new president

Uxbridge's employee-owned Lampin Corp. in November named employee Robin Leclaire as the company's new president, succeeding Bill DiBenedetto, who retired in April.

Executive director leaving JCC on firm financial footing

When Holdstein took over the JCC 17 years ago, the organization was more than $1 million in debt and hurting for members and revenue.

10 Things I know about... Why you should start a Worcester business

Sherri Pitcher |

10) Diverse and stable economy. Worcester is home to companies of all sizes from various industries including manufacturing, life sciences, education, healthcare and financial services.

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